Informal Youth Education
For Starting Social Ideas

Time layout:
year 2002.
Donor: Government of Republic of Croatia
Project coordinator: Ivana Pražetina
Objective: active role of youth in civil society development through NGO integration

Activities: Seven thematic workshops:
• Planning and conducting social actions
• Role of youth in society
• Human rights
• Discrimination
• Gender relations
• Nonviolent resolution of conflicts
• Self work – building self–esteem

Trainers: Ivana Biškup, Darko Tomorad, Aleksandra Štingl, Vesna Kajiš, Martina Stažnik, Ivana Pražetina

Project results:
• conducted social actions
• 1/3 of participants actively integrated in NGO’s
• 1/5 of participants involved in further organization of workshops on the basis of gained knowledge and skills The project is a follow-up of Youth Educational Workshops – project of informal education of youth for establishing civil society performed in 2001. This project is an answer to the needs and wishes of participants to continue education performed by DIM. Work with the participants has shown their creativity and need for creating new things. That was a reason for starting and carrying out participants’ social actions. Through conducting social actions participants are present on whole – day thematic workshops. At the end of the project, on November 30 participants will present their conducted social actions.